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2014-04-02 16:31:25

Awards support health impact assessments and accessing health care coverage EAGAN, Minn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation has awarded $1.7 million to date in 2014. Recent awards include funding in support of outreach, screening and application assistance to help uninsured people across the state enroll in state health care coverage programs; support for up to three Minnesota health impact assessment projects, training and...

2014-04-02 12:31:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross Chief Marketing Officer Donna K. Lencki will discuss the power of the consumer in shaping today's health care industry during a panel on April 7 at the 11th annual World Health Care Congress Health Plan and Payer Summit in National Harbor, MD. "The way consumers buy products and services is different than it was even a few years ago," said Lencki. "Consumerism is the name of the game, and the health insurance...

2014-04-02 12:31:20

Subsidy eligibility and plan pricing are key factors driving on-marketplace plan choice and enrollment decisions for Michigan consumers seeking individual coverage DETROIT, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the close of the six-month ACA Marketplace open enrollment period, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its HMO subsidiary, Blue Care Network, were selected by more than 300,000 Michigan consumers. "In a highly competitive marketplace, Michigan consumers overwhelmingly chose Blue Cross...

2014-04-02 08:34:06

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy plan members with specialty drug out-of-pocket costs (OOP) less than $250 are more likely to start taking their medication than those with higher OOP. This finding is according to a new study presented by Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 26th Annual Meeting & Expo in Tampa, Fla. Increasing member out-of-pocket costs is a common strategy for controlling escalating costs of...

2014-04-01 23:27:37

A2LA is proud to announce approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories worldwide to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 A2LA is proud to announce approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories worldwide to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements. A2LA has over 35 years of accreditation...

2014-04-01 23:26:46

Nonprofit hospice, Stepinac coach honored at 26th Annual Community Service Awards Breakfast. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 This past Thursday morning, Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW) – along with longtime Stepinac High School coach Michael O’Donnell – received Community Service Awards from The Salvation Army White Plains Corps at the 26th Annual Community Service Awards Breakfast. The March 27 event took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains, with the...

2014-04-01 23:22:40

"Triggering Events" that Make an Employee Eligible to Enroll Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on qualifying life events for ACA special enrollment periods. According to Zane Benefits’ website, ss of 2014, there is a big change in individual health insurance. Employees can only enroll in guaranteed-issue individual health insurance during specific open enrollment periods and special...

2014-04-01 23:02:08

WEDI to Provide Education and Accreditation Program to Assist Industry in Adoption Efforts Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The recently passed extension to the Sustainable Growth Rate (The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (HR 4302) moved the deadline for ICD-10 compliance from October 1, 2014 to no earlier than October 1, 2015. The additional time provides an opportunity for the healthcare industry to assess key challenges to implementing ICD-10 and to develop industry...

2014-04-01 23:01:01

Deyta Unveiled the 2014 Hospice Honors List and Celebrated with Recipients at the NHPCO's Management and Leadership Conference Louisville, KY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Deyta LLC an industry leader in data-driven management, is excited to announce recipients of the second annual Hospice HonorsTM, a prestigious program established by Deyta that recognizes hospice agencies providing the best patient care as rated by the patient’s caregiver. The official list of recipients was unveiled...

2014-04-01 20:21:45

GANADO, Ariz., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 25(th), 2014, Sage completed The Joint Commission's accreditation process, receiving "Accreditation for all health care services." This is the fifth consecutive year the Hospital has maintained its "Gold Seal of Approval." Joint Commission Accreditation is a highly prized accolade amongst the nation's hospitals and specialized healthcare organizations. Known as the "Gold Seal of Approval," Accreditation by the Joint Commission...